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More than 20 craft breweries opened in Tijuana last year

More than 20 tap rooms opened in Tijuana last year, many of them in the same Plaza, giving the area a feel of a daily beer fest. Partially thanks to San Diego, the Baja region ...

The Ramones of post-rock

Jeff Parker officially joined Tortoise on January 1, 1997. He had been playing in an unofficial capacity with the band for some time before that. He sat in during hometown gigs in their native Chicago ...

The rain is raining all around

Flower God, God of the Spring FLOWER god, god of the spring, beautiful, bountiful, Cold-dyed shield in the sky, lover of versicles, Here I wander in April Cold, grey-headed; and still to my Heart, Spring ...

April 27, 2016
Strictly Strickland

Wealthy Democratic money bundler Christine Forester of La Jolla is throwing a May 4 fundraiser for Ted Strickland, an ex–Ohio governor running for U.S. Senate this year. To be a cohost of the party, donors ...

April 27, 2016
Chiquibaby’s isn't trying to be anything but a bar

San Diego is home to a number of Mexican bars that follow more or less the same format. You’re probably already familiar with it. You can hear the corridos blasting from blocks away. Buckets of ...

April 27, 2016
Katching up with Kut U Up

Chris Cote was returning from Australia last week when he says he almost triggered a biosecurity brouhaha. “I was bringing my wife back this tiny cactus in this cool little aboriginal vase when I realized ...

April 27, 2016
Carlsbad Aloha

"Drink this. It’s 9500 years old.” The lady’s thrusting a glass of what looks like water at me in front of this food truck, “California Braise.” Truck’s new around here. And they serve this Carlsbad ...

April 27, 2016
The Reader's record-release roundup for May

Gone Baby Gone’s Love Stories CD drops Thursday, April 28, at Bar Pink, while Ohana, the first self-produced album from reggae rockers Pepper, premieres at a sold-out show at Casbah. Alt-blues band Fighting Able will ...

April 27, 2016
More waves: a benefit of being a female REMOVED PER JH AND EG

Hannah Joseph, a 25-year-old nanny, has been surfing since she was 12. She was born and raised in Clairemont. “My dad was a surfer. He used to push me out into waves when I was ...

April 27, 2016
Texas Music Hall of Famer Augie Meyers

The keyboard player from a long-defunct San Antonio band digs deep into his memories to come up with the last time he played San Diego. “I think it was back in the ’90s,” says Augie ...

April 27, 2016
Sand quality study

Those controversial La Jolla seals can look forward to more disturbances. “The City of San Diego plans to conduct a sand quality study at the Children’s Pool Beach in La Jolla,” says an April 4 ...

Hunka hunka Bernie Love

“It’s been percolating for a while. I’ve been wanting to do something to help the campaign,” says local musician/promoter Jakob McWhinney about his upcoming Bernie Sanders rally, appropriately called #BerningMan. The day-long concert is scheduled ...

April 27, 2016
Cantebria Trail was part of the Ecke poinsettia empire

You will be pleasantly surprised to discover so many varieties of California native plants along this short urban canyon walk. This is an easily accessed trail, welcoming all levels. The trail is popular with neighbors ...

April 27, 2016
Once a wealthy man’s sport

April 29 through May 1, the San Diego Yacht Club’s 2016 Yachting Cup will be filling San Diego Bay with colorful sails and crews vying for winner’s flags. Nearly one hundred entrants from a dozen ...

A Filmless Festival comes highly recommended, but be warned

Fear no art! The shibboleth must not have made its way to Songzhuang, a suburb of Beijing and home to China’s largest “artists village.” One day before the curtain is scheduled to go up on ...

April 27, 2016
Rogue river

Though most had "lived within the shadow of the levee," some "had never even seen the river."

April 27, 2016
A call for sonnets

We present the five winning entries (in alphabetical order) of our sonnet contest in honor of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death (April 23, 1616). Eulogy for Broadway (Downtown San Diego) By Georges Alvina ...

April 27, 2016
The opportunity classical scholars have been waiting for

Dear Hipster: If a misogynist hates women, a misandronist hates men, and a misanthrope hates everybody; what do you call a hater of hipsters? — Deb A “misoneist” hates anything new or novel, but since ...

April 27, 2016
Playstation killed the arcade star in Kurt Vincent’s game doc

An email arrived late Friday, asking that I consider reviewing a particular film at this year’s San Diego Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase, running April 28–May 5 at UltraStar Mission Valley. The subject matter held ...

April 27, 2016
The Tao of Wu leads to The Art of Happiness

What’s something you’ve read recently? “The Art of Happiness, by the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler. Cutler follows the Dalai Lama around and the Dalai Lama kind of explains to him — not the ...

April 27, 2016
Sincerity has no place at the karaoke mic

Dear Hipster: I work for a small, professional business with about 12 other people. I love the fact that our “office” is very collegial and informal, but the flip side of that is that everybody ...

April 27, 2016
You want to live in heaven? Or hell?

Membership: “less than 100” Pastor: Kurt Bergquam Age: 54 Born: Grand Forks, ND Formation: Berean Bible College, San Diego; Christian Bible College and Seminary, Blue Springs, MO Years Ordained: 25 San Diego Reader: What’s your ...

April 27, 2016
A whale of a house

Current Owner: Chenago Family Trust Beds: 5 Baths: 6 List Price: $15,950,000 Advertising remarks for the estate at 8410 Whale Watch Way, situated on a hillside about a half-mile from La Jolla Shores, begin with ...

April 27, 2016
San Diego's welfare plan for hotel owners

Convadium con is a variation on the convention center sham.

April 27, 2016
Greenhouse politics

San Francisco hedge-fund mogul Tom Steyer, said to be considering a run for California governor two years hence, is investing some of his big money in a new effort to register voters in San Diego ...

April 27, 2016
Still waiting on that call from Selena Gomez

Correction Subsequent to publication, Eric Petosky, public information officer for the California Gambling Control Commission, provided a correction to an April 21 Neighborhood News story (“Palomar Card Club License Permanently Revoked”): “Both the cardroom and ...

April 27, 2016
May Day, Subways, Tortoise, Explosions

Sunday 1There’s some kind of May Day something-er-other going on at Til-Two on Sunday starting at noon with Batlords and the Last Years and including a buncha bands like Spacewax, Midnight Eagle, the Grids, Santa ...

April 27, 2016
The Get Down Stay Down, Gone Baby Gone, Buckfast Superbee

Thursday 28What’s got into Thao Nguyen? Sister’s got a bass-heavy bug and a bone to pick with just about everyone. This year’s A Man Alive is so alive, turning in the lazy indie-folkie strum-n-sung-alongs for ...

April 27, 2016
April 21 Crossword Contenders

Martha Awdziewicz, Clairemont, 1. (winner!) L. Barling, El Cajon, 1. Evelyn Bowser, Hillcrest, 1. (winner!) Marvin A. Brown, Clairemont, 1. Charlotte Brown , Clairemont, 1. John Bruno, Escondido, 1. Mark Burton, San Diego, 1. (winner!) ...

April 27, 2016
April 21 Sudoku Contenders

Evil Bliss Beedle, Encinitas, 1. Gregory Chauncey, La Jolla, 1. Joseph Ciprian, Little Italy, 1. Alford Claibone, San Diego, 1. Tommy DiPietro, Lakeside, 1. Patrick Driscoll, Santee, 1. Rafael Gaceta, San Diego, 1. Don Ganoe, ...

April 27, 2016
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